Lovell lands two-book contract
are proud to
signing of a two-book contract with Total Recall Press.
The manuscripts for ACID and THE COVEN OF THE SPRING
Lovell are now off the market but publishers are invited to consider
the other fine works shown on the Active
Projects page and represented by the Rebecca
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- Writing a
book is the easy part; selling
it to a publisher and then to a market is very much harder.
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to do the work, and the willingness
to work with us to make
the product marketable. Your query may be your only chance to prove
that you are client material so read all of our information before
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we are not traditional in that we make every effort to
remain open to
new writers and that we accept submissions by
e-mail, we are
traditional in what we expect to see in a query. You will impress us
more with a good query letter than with a well-written novel. A lot of
people can write well while very few are tenacious enough
to do what it
takes to become a published author.
queries to multiple agencies or publishers are frowned
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understand why authors do it. We will read your query but if we ask for
additional material we will accept it only if we
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readers at that level. In return we will promise a rapid turn around
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reviewing your work and that it takes each an average of 12 hours to
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which we also must read and evaluate). All of this is in addition to
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dependent upon our ability to recognize and sign quality authors. We
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Rebecca S. Pratt
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